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Complete Adams County, WA accident reports and news.
Accidents in Adams County are a major cause of property damage, injury, and death each year
In Adams County, statistics from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration show that traffic crashes remain a primary public safety issue. Car, truck, bicycle, pedestrian, and motorcycle accidents are all a common occurrence, despite improvements in vehicle safety features, road design, bicycle and pedestrian corridors, and traffic signs.
When an accident happens in Adams County, it is important to do the following immediately:
- Remain at the crash scene;
- Check on the condition of all people involved in the crash;
- Call the police;
- Exchange information with other drivers;
- Get contact information from witnesses;
- Inform your insurance company;
- Get appropriate medical treatment, and track the details;
- Take photos of vehicle damage and injuries;
- Consider hiring a personal injury attorney.
An injury attorney handles all the details so that you don't have to.
After a Adams County accident, there are many issues that need to be handled immediately. Dealing with doctors, repair shops, car rental companies, police, and insurance companies is overwhelming, especially when someone is seriously injured. At this point, many injured people choose to hire a personal injury attorney whose job it is to handle the details and paperwork so that you can focus on recovery.
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Most recent accident reports
Salvador Ramos Escareno was driving north on State Route 17 when he was struck by a
East 26th near Mile Post 65 in Adams County, Washington has been fully blocked from traffic following a two-car, head-on accident that happened on Wednesday night. Two people were killed in the accident, identifed as Chandler Tran, 19, and Kylie Hammington, 42.
A 26-year-old woman died in a crash on Interstate 90 just before 7 a.m.
At around 5:00am, Gerlach was driving on I-90 with Hedel-Ostrowski as a passenger when he began to drift into the left shoulder of the road. He then overcorrected, which caused the car to rollover two times, injuring both occupants in the process and sending them to the hospital.
A 10-vehicle collision with one fatality is blocking both westbound lanes of Interstate 90 seven miles east of Ritzville.
Trooper Dean Burt, 56, was parked on the right side of northbound U.S. Highway 395 at mile post 96 near Ritzville investigating a collision scene at 9:23 a.m. Saturday, according to a news release.